Himalayan Griffon
North East  /  Published 19.03.22

‘Dog trap’ kills 100 vultures in Assam

About 100 Himalayan griffon vultures, a “near threatened” species, have died of suspected poisoning in Assam’s Kamrup district since Thursday night, prompting calls for the regulatio...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.21

15 vultures die, posion suspected

Fifteen Himalayan griffons died and 25 other birds fell ill on Saturday evening apparently after consuming a cattle carcass at Damdim in the Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district. Himalayan gri...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.19

Train runs over 9 vultures near Siliguri

Nine Himalayan Griffons, a threatened bird species, feeding on a carcass were mowed down by a train at Gulma on the outskirts of Siliguri on Saturday.The area, part of the Dooars tracks, is located on...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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